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‘A great way to show our gratitude and respect’

‘A great way to show our gratitude and respect’

By Daishan Roach Contributing writer Over the weekend, Eatonville citizens took time to serve and beautify their community as part of the 9-11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. About…

Sayonara to Japanese volunteers

Mount Rainier National Park is marking the 20th and final year of work by volunteers who annually have traveled the farthest to help maintain the park. Officials said last Wednesday…

Community gains soothe painful memories

More than a decade later, the events of Sept. 11, 2001 remain a part of the U.S. conscience, and – thankfully – not only for the still-vivid memories of the…

Put conditions on food stamps

As always, when I get The Dispatch in my mailbox, I read it from cover to cover. I always enjoy Adele Ferguson’s column. She is usually right on, and I…

Winds of change blowing at Town Hall

This is a year of change for Eatonville’s town government. It’s getting a new mayor, is assured of getting at least three new members of the Town Council, and might…

Deadhorse Creek and Moraine trails: Solitude

Deadhorse Creek and Moraine trails: Solitude

From the Mt. Rainier Visitor Association blog: The Paradise area is filled with wildflowers this time of year, and the fields are filled with bright-spotted beauties while the trails are…

Orting trips up Cruisers

Orting scored 20 unanswered points in the first quarter and rolled from there to a 34-13 victory over Eatonville last Friday in the first game of the 2013 high school…

Eagles win opener in Idaho

Eagles win opener in Idaho

Twenty-four points in the second quarter helped Graham-Kapowsin’s Eagles return from Idaho with a 31-21 victory over Post Falls in a season-opening high school football game Thursday. The contest was…

Eatonville schools saving on energy bills

The total bill for heating and turning on the lights at Eatonville schools could be about 25 percent smaller this school year, thanks to help from a Texas-based energy-efficiency consultant.…

Pierce County case shows difficulty of catching poachers

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown No state has enough wildlife enforcement officers to curtail poaching, and Washington is no exception. Although those officers try hard, the greatest difficulty in…